Farm Succession Planning – A meeting place for new and experienced farmers

Posted: Sep 18, 2017

With only 7% of NB farms having a succession plan in place, this is an area that stands out as something that maturing farmers have the power to change on an individual basis, perhaps with more ease than some other areas of struggle. With a growing number of young (or simply new) farmers, there is a contingent of growers who struggle to access land, capital, and assets.

Generally speaking, these new farmers are keen and willing to work hard and make connections with those who are experienced and successful in the farming community. Though finding the right person or people to take over something that you have poured so much time, blood, sweat, and tears into is not an easy task, and can take years of teaching and sharing vision, is it not worth the time and effort to maintain the vitality and production of a farm?

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